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13th JUL 2018
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01/07/2018 to 31/12/2018 CURIOUS ABOUT READING? FACT-FINDING WALKS

Are you curious about Reading? Looking for an unusual and quirky activity which gets you out in the fresh air whatever the weather? Take one of our self-guided walks with a treasure hunt theme – looping around the better-known sights, as well as some of the more unusual and quirky ones, which combined make Reading an unmissable place to explore. Most clues are chosen for their historical value, so you'll learn about the diverse culture, significant people and extraordinary events which have influenced Reading in becoming what it is today. You’ll get everything – detailed directions, maps, clues (with answers in the back!), and interesting snippets about the history of Reading and the people that have shaped it. Buy or instantly download to print at home or use on your mobile device from the website below and explore in your own time. One booklet is enough for four people of all ages to enjoy.
Riverside Museum, Blake's Lock, Reading RG1 3DH
MORE INFO: Sue Jennings 01159 502151
  sue.jennings@curiousabout.co.uk
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10/07/2018 to 31/08/2018 CELEBRATE THE FEMININE - STATUE TRAIL AT CLIVEDEN
 CLIVEDEN (NATIONAL TRUST)

Explore a selection of Cliveden's world-renowned statuary collection, chosen exclusively by our onsite art curator. Femininity has a strong influence over Cliveden's sculpture collection. Discover which aspects of femininity they represent, and see how they relate to our Cliveden's women featured in 'Misrepresented''. Booking Not Needed. We do not recommend this event for children. Dogs on leads welcome.
Cliveden, Taplow, Maidenhead SL6 0JA
MORE INFO: Sian Burgess 01628 605069   cliveden@nationaltrust.org.uk   Event Web Site
13/07/2018 to 15/07/2018 THE HENLEY GARDEN SHOW

Horticulture abounds as The Henley Garden Show arrives at Stonor Park over the course of a July weekend. Exhibitors from both the local area and further afield will present a heady array of flora, gardening equipment and all-weather furniture. Stalls will also ply artisan food and drink, gifts and other green-fingered goods.
Stonor Park, Henley-on-Thames RG9 6HF
MORE INFO: Daphne 01702 549623
  daphne@aztecevents.co.uk
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14/07/2018 to 15/07/2018 MURDER MYSTERY GAME OF CLUES AT CLIVEDEN
 CLIVEDEN (NATIONAL TRUST)

The year is 1853 and, whilst the Sutherland's are away visiting their London abode, Cliveden's head butler has turned up dead on the estate. Mr Butter, a rather unsavory character, was discovered fallen off his chair and smelling of whiskey; but how did he get there...?
Cliveden, Taplow, Maidenhead, Buckinghamshire SL1 8NS
MORE INFO: Estate Office 01628 605069
  cliveden@nationaltrust.org.uk
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14/07/2018 to 15/07/2018 WOODCOTE RALLY 2018

The 2018 Woodcote Rally marks our 55th year and is a festival of steam, vintage & veteran transport (steam engines, steam models, stationary engines, cars, bikes, tractors, military and commercial vehicles) and entertainment for all the family. Craft tent, trade stands, children’s entertainment, farm animals, live bands, working steam and tractor displays, traditional fun fair and CAMRA’s famous Festival of Ale combine to make it South Oxfordshire’s premier event of its kind. Woodcote Rally 2018 is a charity fundraising event for local organisations. In 2017 we raised an impressive amount of £24,500 bringing our total since our start in 1964 to a massive £481,000. With your help in 2018 we can continue to raise money for the local organisations and charities that Woodcote Rally supports.
Eight miles north of Reading on the A4074 - RG8 0PG
MORE INFO: 01491 680778 or 07777 665161
  director@woodcoterally.org.uk
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14/07/2018 to 15/07/2018 READING'S CELEBRATION DE LA BASTILLE


If you are looking for another reason to don your Red, White and Blue, get in on the festivities... After 6-years of continued success, Bastille Day Festival Reading is rolling out its plans for yet another weekend of fun, relaxation and laughter staged in the Forbury Gardens, Reading. As the 2017 programme you can find below the pictures on the right shows, our sole purpose is to entertain you and your family while bringing people of all cultural background together around a French themed festival.
Forbury Gardens, The Forbury, Reading, RG1 3HS
MORE INFO: Vincent Valere 07581 074016
  vince@bastille2012.co.uk
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14/07/2018 ABBEYFIELD HOUSE SUMMER OPEN HOUSE EXTRAVAGANZA

You are invited to join the Residents and Staff of Abbeyfield at their Summer Open House Extravaganza. Join the fun - Birds of Prey up close, Cream Teas, Raffle, tombola and much more. 2pm - 4.30pm. All Welcome. Entrance is FREE.
Abbeyfield House, 11 Maitland Road, Reading RG1 6NL
MORE INFO: Fayre Organiser 0118 957 2826
 
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14/07/2018 SESSIONS AND SOURS BEER FESTIVAL

Three years ago we held a summer bash at the brewery called Sessions and Sours. Every year since we've been asked routinely whether it will ever see a sequel... well now it's back! This is our summer yard party. A showcase in crushable pales and zingy refreshing sours brewed in Finchampstead and beyond. We're releasing three brand new, brewery fresh beers at the festival. Uncle Zester (collaboration with B. Nektar) makes a welcome return, along with a session IPA we're super excited about, and a new DIPA which will be packaged literally a day before the festival. We're also pouring plenty of guest kegs from our friends. 1.30pm to 7.30pm - ticket only.
Siren Craft Brew Tap Yard, 18 Marino Way, Hogwood Lane, Finchampstead RG40 4RF
MORE INFO: Feastival Enquiries 0118 973 0929
  siren@sirencraftbrew.com
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15/07/2018 FARLEY HILL PLACE GARDEN OPEN - IN AID OF NGS CHARITY

A four-acre, C18 cottage garden. One-and-a-half acre walled garden with yr-round interest and colour. Well stocked herbaceous borders, large productive vegetable areas with new herb garden, dahlia and cutting flower beds. Victorian glasshouse recently renovated and small nursery. Plants, lovely cut flowers and produce for sale.
FArley Hill Place, Church Road, Farley Hill, Reading RG7 1TZ
MORE INFO: Tony or Margaret Finch 0118 976 2544   tony.finch7@btinternet.com   Event Web Site
15/07/2018 MORTIMER FAMILY TREASURE TRAIL - WOODLAND WALK AND BBQ

Enjoy a walk through the woodland of Mortimer West End, starting and finishing at Mortimer West End Village Hall. Follow the clues and solve the puzzles to win the prize. There are even some treats along the way! Teams start at any time and a stroll of the route takes approximately one hour. Car parking plus tea, coffee and home-made cakes are available at the hall.
Mortimer West End Village Hall, Church Road, Mortimer West End RG7 2HZ
MORE INFO: Treasure Trail Enquiries 0118 970 0001
  mwevh@outlook.com
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15/07/2018 CLASSIC CARS DAY AT NUFFIELD PLACE
 NUFFIELD PLACE (NATIONAL TRUST)

Lord Nuffield's history with motor cars attracts a variety of car clubs to Nuffield Place. Motor cars from visiting car clubs are parked outside the front of the house for visitors to enjoy seeing. Cars will usually arrive at Nuffield Place in the morning and generally stay for a couple of hours. Please be aware that sometimes due to weather conditions, or mechanical failures, cars will not be displayed as anticipated. Booking Not Needed.
Nuffield Place, Huntercombe, Henley-on-Thames RG9 5RY
MORE INFO: Estate Office 01491 642857
  nuffieldplace@nationaltrust.org.uk
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18/07/2018 WYCHWOOD TADLEY GARDEN OPEN FOR NGS CHARITY

A joyful garden comprising a stunning water feature with statuary and countless containers brimming with annuals. A tranquil and peaceful atmosphere invites you to sit and enjoy the many seating areas, amidst shrubs, roses and trees. The garden offers gentle access to different levels and habitats, and extends into a natural wooded area with views over the fields beyond.
Wychwood, Silchester Road, Little London, Tadley RG26 5EP
MORE INFO: Jenny Inwood
 
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20/07/2018 to 22/07/2018 THE BIG CAMP AT CLIVEDEN
 CLIVEDEN (NATIONAL TRUST)

Pack your tent and join us for our hugely popular overnight family camping event in Cliveden's historic woodlands. The whole family will love taking part in an evening under the stars. Children will have fun exploring, wildlife spotting, marshmallow toasting and story-telling round the camp fire. Wake up to a complimentary breakfast followed by a morning scavenger hun. Booking Essential.
Cliveden, Taplow, Maidenhead SL1 8NS
MORE INFO: Events Enquiries 01628 605069
  cliveden@nationaltrust.org.uk
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20/07/2018 SANDHAM MEMORIAL CHAPEL - PAPERCRAFT WORKSHOP

Learn about the artistic medium of paper craft and create beautiful cards and three dimensional projects. Working with local artist Helen Mortimer learn about this varied artistic medium to create your own unique projects. Paper is very versatile and can be folded, cut, glued or layered. You can then employ other techniques from stamping to die cutting and em.
Sandham Memorial Chapel, Harts Lane, Burghclere, near Newbury RG20 9JT
MORE INFO: Event Enquiries 01635 278394
  enquiries@nationaltrust.org.uk
  Event Web Site